Monthly Archives: April 2019

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Sometimes It’s Fun to Post Black and White

Over the years, I've spent a lot of time on this pier and on St. Simon's Island. I remember it when—there were few tourists, sweet beach cottages, friendly native residents, and no large chain anything! The stores closed at night and the island was quiet. I also remember talking for hours with local artist Paul [...]

By |2019-04-27T20:18:43-07:00April 22nd, 2019|Coastal Journal|0 Comments

Where the Yellow Daffodil Grows: Finding R. G. LeTourneau

A couple of weeks ago, we "went" looking for evidence of R. G. LeTourneau, the Industrialist that helped to reshape the rural area around the city of Toccoa. We found few reminders. Of course, the greatest evidence was located around Lake Louise—a private lake that LeTourneau built and now belongs to the Georgia Baptist Convention. [...]

By |2019-04-16T18:55:12-07:00April 14th, 2019|Living in Stephens County, Memories, The Company of Friends|0 Comments